United States Department of Health and Human Services, 148, 151

V

Vascular disease, 55, 56–57

Ventricles, 15, 42–43, 46

in brain development, 89–91, 94, 95

Ventricular zone, 94, 95, 96, 103

Vertebrates, 15, 21, 77, 99, 124

Viruses, 55, 56, 59

Visual association area, plate 7 ,26, 27, 92

Visual cortex, 92, 93, 111, 114

computer simulation, 141

development of, 95–96, 118–119

information pathways, 106, 107, 108, 109–110

optic nerve and, 102, 106, 109

PET imaging, plate 7 ,36, 37

Visual memory, 27

Visual system, 27, 104–105

color, plate 8 ,108, 110, 120

development of, plate 8 ,118–119

information pathways, 106–108, 110

peripheral vision, 111–112, 113–114

signal interpretation, 109–111

Vital functions, 13, 14, 15, 123

Vitamins, 10

Voltage-gated channels, 31–32, 81–82

W

Wernicke, Karl, 28

Wernicke's area, 23, 28, 92

“White matter,”

Winnicott, D. W., 48

Working memory.

See Short-term memory

X

X-ray technology, 36, 42, 43, 44, 88, 91

Z

Zidovudine (AZT), plate 2 ,62



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